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EDM8013 Literacy and Numeracy Across the Curriculum

Short Description: Litrcy & Numrcy Acrss Curriclm
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Education
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 070105 - Teacher Education: Secondary
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 5 March 2021

Requisites

Pre-requisite: EDM5000

Synopsis

Literacy and Numeracy across the Curriculum is a course for secondary preservice teachers in the Master of Learning and Teaching. It will focus on unpacking aspects of teaching, planning and assessing literacy and numeracy from the Australian Curriculum, underpinned by a clear understanding of relevant subject-matter knowledge and current theories of learning and teaching. The approach to teaching is based on thinking strategies and deep conceptual understandings and may be significantly different from the methods experienced in preservice teachers' own schooling. Past and present practices will be critically examined in the light of research findings, curriculum documents and teaching practice. In addition, major contemporary drivers of change in the educational environment and the implications of recent key reports and initiatives in literacy and numeracy will be addressed, as will the embedding of Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. Such approaches recognise the individual needs of all young Australians, identify barriers to learning literacy and numeracy that can be addressed, and empower learners to overcome anxiety if having difficulty with learning more generally.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Date printed 5 March 2021